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OTT ecoLog 800 Water Level Logger

Groundwater level and conductivity sensor with built-in datalogger and telemetry

The OTT ecoLog 800 is a self-contained system for measurement of water level, temperature, and conductivity in groundwater and surface water applications. The ecoLog 800 features a complete in-well solution for groundwater measurement and flexible remote data transmission options.
  • Surface water, Groundwater
  • Vented pressure cell and 4-electrode graphite conductivity cell
  • Waterlevel/Pressure, Water temperature, Conductivity
  • Measures, stores, and transmits water level and temperature data
  • 0 … 4, 10, 20, 40, and 100 m
  • ± 0.05% FS
  • Yes
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  • Remote data transmission: receive data, status messages, and low power warnings from the office via SMS, FTP, HTTP, and e-mail, eliminating field visits for data download and troubleshooting
  • Complete in-well solution: all components are inserted into the groundwater well, eliminating the possibility of instrument vandalism
  • Battery life: up to 10 years with lithium batteries, all batteries are field-replaceable without additional tools
  • Long-term accuracy: a robust ceramic pressure cell will not deform over time, and an accurate 4-electrode conductivity measuring cell provides outputs for salinity and total dissolved solids (TDS)
  • User-friendly interaction: only one program required to setup unit and download data, plus a simple infrared communication interface that provides easy on-site data download  

Continuous or real-time water level, temperature, and conductivity measurement of:

  • Groundwater wells
  • Streams, rivers, channels, and canals
  • Reservoirs, lakes, and wetlands

Ideal for monitoring:

  • Continuous water level / water quality networks
  • Short-term or long-term projects
  • Salt water intrusion
  • Aquifer storage and recovery
Brochure - OTT Ground water measurement
Leaflet - Groundwater Datalogger with conductivity measuring cell and integrated GSM/GPRS unit OTT ecoLog 800
Operating instructions Groundwater Datalogger OTT ecoLog 800 (3G)
OTT ecoLog 800 (3G) – Firmware - EN
OTT ecoLog 800 (Device version after 06/10/2015) – Firmware - EN
OTT ecoLog 800 - CE Konformitätserklärung | Declaration of Conformity | Declaration de Conformité
OTT ecoLog 800 3G - CE Konformitätserklärung | Declaration of Conformity | Declaration de Conformité
OTT Water Logger Operating Program
Technical Note - Sensor Selection Guide Groundwater
USB interface drivers - OTT IrDA-Link USB - EN
White Paper - OTT ecoLog Guidance: Remote communication via mobile networks
White Paper - OTT ecoLog Guidance: Remote communication via mobile networks
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Water level measurement
Measuring range 0 ... 4 m, 10 m, 20 m, 40 m, 100 m
Accuracy ±0.05 % FS
Long-term stability ±0.1 % / year FS
Resolution 0.001 m / 0.1 cm / 0.01 ft /  0.1 inch / 0.0001 bar / 0.001 psi
Units m, ft, inch, bar, psi, Pascal
Temperature measurement
Measuring range -25 °C ... +70 °C
Accuracy ±0.1 °C
Resolution 0.01 °C
Units °C, °F
Conductivity measurement
Measuring range 0 ... 2000 µS/cm
Accuracy ±1 µS/cm or ±0.5 % of measured value (whichever is higher)
Resolution 1 µS/cm
Units µS/cm, mS/cm
Measuring range 0.1 ... 100 mS/cm
Accuracy ±0.01 mS/cm or ±1.5 % of measured value (whichever is higher)
Resolution 0.01 mS/cm
Unit mS/cm
Electrical data
Power supply
Alkaline C cell 2 x 1.5 V (only for version with GSM/GPRS-Modem)
Lithium type 1 x 3.6 V/13 Ah or
1 x 3.6 V/26 Ah
Battery life (hourly measurement, one transmission/day)
Lithium battery (26 Ah) >10 years
Alkaline batteries (only for version with GSM/GPRS-Modem) > 1 year
Modem GSM/GPRS 900/1800, 850/1900 MHz

GSM/GPRS; UMTS/HSPA+
900/1800, 850/1900 MHz; 800/850,
900, AWS 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
Antenna Built-in; robust and weather-proof, external antenna optionally available (SMA-m)
Communication interface Infrared (IrDA)
Data logger
Measured value memory 4 MB, approx. 500,000 measured values
Sampling/storage interval 5 seconds ... 24 hours
Installation ≥ 2"
System length 2.0 m ... 200 m ±1 % ±5 cm (cable length incl. communication unit and pressure probe)
Dimensions L x Ø
Probe 317 mm x 22 mm
Communication unit 520 mm x 50 mm
Weight
Probe Approx. 0.43 kg
Communication unit Approx. 0.92 kg (incl. batteries)
Housing material
Probe Stainless steel (DIN 1.4539, 904 L?)
Communication unit Aluminium, PA-GF
Environmental conditions
Operating temperature -30 °C ... +85 °C
Storage temperature - 40 °C ... + 85 °C
Type of protection
Probe IP68
Communication unit IP67
EMC limits Acc. to EC 204/108/EC, ETSI EN 301 486-1/-7, EN 61326-1
EN 60950-1:2006 + A11:2009 + A1:2010
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